Warren Spanks DeVos
On the very first page, after outlining the reason for the letter, Warren outlines the situation with appropriate bluntness:
There is no precedent for an Education Department Secretary nominee with your lack of experience in public education. While past nominees for Secretary of Education have served as teachers, school system leaders, and governors, and came to the Department of Education with deep executive experience in public education, you have held no such position.
Warren notes that a review of DeVos's record shows that she has "largely advanced your policy agenda through others" mainly through money. Warren quotes DeVos's now-infamous line about expecting a return on her investment.
You are, of course, free to spend your fortune however you choose, but making large political contributions to 'buy influence' does not qualify you to help set policy for the education of America's school children.
Warren wraps up the executive summary by noting DeVos's "non-existent" record on higher ed, and CURMUDGUCATION: Warren Spanks DeVos: